On Monday, Kanye West stopped by the TMZ studios for a chat and ended up on the topic of slavery.
Imagine another human being ordering you about, telling you what to do.. Kanye West woke.
"You was there for 400years and its all of y'all" 😭😭😭😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/QIjmih6tBj
— Rögen🦁 (@rogensworld) May 2, 2018
"When you hear about slavery for 400 years ... For 400 years? That sounds like a choice."
"You were there for 400 years and it's all of y'all. It's like we're mentally imprisoned."
Laura Ingraham and her guest defend Kanye's "slavery was a choice" comment with Kevin Jackson saying there's more b… https://t.co/UhG7LGxXBG— Andrew Lawrence (@Andrew Lawrence) 1525229822.0
"I think I know what he was saying, I think he was saying people get imprisoned in the past and they use that to define themselves."
Her guest, Kevin Jackson, concurred, continuing where Ingraham left off:
"What I care about is that today we have young blacks who are taught that slavery is such a bad thing, it's -- for things that they haven't been through...the issue is we've got to get out of this mentality that everything in America is anti-black, relating back to something that's 150 years old. It's ridiculous."
Many fired back on Twitter:
@FoxNews @kanyewest Waiting for the Laura Ingraham "shut up and dribble" comment.— Ex Lion Tamer (@Ex Lion Tamer) 1525268112.0
@SeptembreA @mouthygurl Kanye is delighting and empowering all sorts of racists (Trump, Alex Jones, Laura Ingraham)… https://t.co/0NXY0R8xbH— Jeet Heer (@Jeet Heer) 1525267510.0
@kanyewest Nah people are just acknowledging that you’re unstable and should not be presenting ideas to the impress… https://t.co/M8ki3sYlwf— JJ Woods (@JJ Woods) 1525265511.0
@friend11_v @IngrahamAngle At least Kanye recognizes it. Laura Ingraham's catering to the US Slavery deniers who ar… https://t.co/j5gzCayt1D— MNMN (@MNMN) 1525262119.0
@Phoenix_Desser @kanyewest Really? Did anyone tell LeBron James this? And honestly, I don't care about Kanye voic… https://t.co/i6WTiFX79c— Machine Pun Kelly (@Machine Pun Kelly) 1525218260.0
@kanyewest You are not Harriet Tubman, & you’ve freed nobody. You are not wanted as a leader. Sorry to give you t… https://t.co/IkTzQyFH09— Brn2RunGirl🎸 🌊🌊 🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@Brn2RunGirl🎸 🌊🌊 🇺🇸🇺🇸) 1525228621.0
Joel Payne on @realDonaldTrump and @kanyewest: "You've got one rich, famous millionaire supporting another rich, fa… https://t.co/yLT2adVDG9— Fox News (@Fox News) 1524795526.0
I wonder if Laura Ingraham will tell Kanye West to 'shut up and rap' ?— Roland Scahill (@Roland Scahill) 1524691587.0
@IngrahamAngle no one is melting down, trust me. you can have him, but you have to take all of the kardashians too.— Do Us A Favor, Though 🆘 (@Do Us A Favor, Though 🆘) 1524625784.0
@IngrahamAngle Interesting that you're not asking Kanye to shut up and stick to music. You're cool with folks stepp… https://t.co/g0mKWo5v4i— gautam jayanthi (@gautam jayanthi) 1524623421.0
@IngrahamAngle What happened to shut up and sing? OH, it's OK if you agree with them.— REDACTED Human Scum (@REDACTED Human Scum) 1524709846.0